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  • Federal

    Snow cover measurement networks

    The map shows the location of the snow course stations and the agencies that operate them. Most Canadian snow courses are operated by the federal Department of Fisheries and the Environment and the provincial government departments concerned with water resources. Though the principles of snow...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Profiles of Major Rivers

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the profiles of 17 major rivers together with the positions of important cultural and physical features connected with them. These include hydro-electric power developments (circa 1955) and lakes and a reference...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    National Network of Short Rotation Woody Crop Research, Development and Demon...

    This data depicts the locations of Short Rotation Woody Crop (SRWC) research, development and demonstration sites established across Canada by the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, its partners and/or private land owners. Short Rotation Woody Crops represent enormous potential with respect to future...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • PDF
  • Federal

    The Turkey Lakes Watershed Study

    The Turkey Lakes Watershed (TLW) Study was initiated in 1980 by Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada to evaluate anthropogenic perturbation of Canadian Shield ecosystems. Originally, the Study focused on the aquatic and terrestrial effects of acid rain,...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Stream Study: Turkey Lakes Watershed Study

    Water chemistry is measured at several stream stations in the Turkey Lakes Watershed (TLW) to quantify mass fluxes, cycling and budgets. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) tends to focus on lake outflow stations and other stations situated on Norberg Creek (the major drainage channel in...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Global Map Canada v.2.2 - ARCHIVED

    The Global Map Canada was developed by Natural Resources Canada from 1:1 M base maps. It provides information of the whole land area at 1 km resolution in a consistent manner. Spatial features are stored in four vector layers: transportation,boundaries, drainage and population. Global Map Canada...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • GML
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Streams and Rivers - Water Quality - Pukaskwa

    The Water Quality Index (WQI), developed by the Canadian Council of Ministers of Environment (CCME) is used to assess the water quality of Pukaskwa’s rivers and streams. Three key stressors (acidification, eutrophication and metal loading) are assessed using nine parameters [pH, aluminum,...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Variation of monthly river flows

    The plate shows a graph of the maximum and minimum monthly mean flow and mean monthly river flow for 36 selected river gauging stations. Thirty-six gauging stations across Canada were selected to represent a cross section of river types and sizes. Most of the rivers are natural flow; however,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Deltaic Ecosystem Health, Oil Sands Region

    Deltaic Wetlands Biomonitoring Wetland macroinvertebrates, comprising insects, crustaceans, molluscs and worms represent a group of organisms forming a critical food resource for consumer organisms (e.g. fish, birds), that are used widely in environmental monitoring programs to assess both the...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • PDF
    • XLS
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Probability of the annual minimum snow and ice (MSI) presence over Canada

    Snow and ice are important hydrological resources. Their minimum spatial extent here referred to as annual minimum snow/ice (MSI) cover, plays a very important role as an indicator of long-term changes and baseline capacity for surface water storage. The MSI probability is derived from sequence...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • TIFF
    • ZIP
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